Tom Cruise Forced To Flee Italy And Mission: Impossible 7 Set Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Tom Cruise was forced to flee Italy and the Mission: Impossible 7 movie set following fears about the Coronavirus outbreak the north of the country.

It was revealed yesterday that the Hollywood movie star decided to leave Italy after the growing concerns regarding the Coronavirus outbreak.

The north of Italy has reported a very high number of cases and Cruise and his crew felt it was too dangerous to shoot in the region.

They were shooting in Venice which is where a significant number of people have been infected by the virus.

A source told The Sun: “There have been ­meetings with officials but they’re clear that, as far as they are concerned, there is a serious risk in the area, especially where large numbers are gathered — and this is a huge set.”

Tom Cruise flees Italy and Mission: Impossible film set

Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Credit: Paramount Pictures)

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This would have not been an easy decision to make because it would have been very expensive to evacuate everybody involved in the movie.

It also means that production on Mission: Impossible 7 has been delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Mission: Impossible 7 is being directed by Christopher McQuarrie, who’s returning to the franchise for the third time.

He will also possibly direct Mission: Impossible 8.

That film looks set to be Tom Cruise’s last movie in the action franchise.

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